SEATTLE (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O) on Wednesday said the actor, Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities for the voice-speech (tts) for the company as a virtual assistant, So, as the voice assistance, it will also be incorporated in a new portable line of earphones, a pair of glasses and a ring.
Amazon Senior Vice President David Limp announced the “Echo Tops” in headphones, with its virtual assistant, Alexa has built a product launch at the company’s headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA, September 25, 2019. (REUTERS photo/Jeffrey Dastin
The news, along with the introduction of a new line of voice-controlled Echo speaker, multi-mode, Alexa has a privacy feature for deleting images and regularly confirms the commitment of the world’s largest online retailer, is the voice-controlled computing, a new area of technology that is competing at Alphabet, Inc.’ s (GOOGL.(O) Assistant, Google, and Apple Inc’s (AAPL.D) Siri.
Amazon’s celebrity, the voice function will cost you $0.99, Senior Vice President David Limp said at an event in Seattle. Jackson is the only celebrity voice in the Amazon, it has announced so far.
In a new push, the company introduced a new line-up of a communication, including, in the Ultrasound Images, eye glasses, which allow customers to interact with, So if they have to walk around in.
Slack said the frames are designed to ensure that only those who are wearing them, you can hear, So to speak. They are not provided with a visual display, to distinguish them from the Google Glass, which is aimed at business customers.
The “Echo Tops” come with noise-reduction technology from Bose, We used to say.
Ever since Amazon announced that for the first Echo, speaker, in 2014, buyers have purchased more than 100 million devices, which are equipped with So, such as microwave ovens, vacuum cleaners and even cars.
That is, the company has the largest market share of voice of speakers, among its competitors, according to research firm eMarketer.
But customers have been slow to adopt the growing range of tasks that are So be able to carry out is often to stick to the basic hands-free features, such as the direction of the assistant to play music, set the timer to cook, or for the account of the weather conditions.
That can be emphasised on Amazon’s analysis of the court of justice of the celebrities, in order to encourage users to turn to Alexa for a wider range of interactions.
The company on Wednesday also announced a deal with the Food Network tv channel that the users of the Echo, Show the unit, which is equipped with a display, you can tune in to celebrity chef Bobby Flay for inspiration on what to cook.
“I can go into almost any kitchen in the world, from anywhere in the world,” Flay said in a live promotional video for the collaboration).
Amazon has announced an update to the Echo, as well as new devices, such as Echo Studios, Echo’s Glow, and the Echo-Flex.
Reporting By Jeffrey Dastin in Seattle; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Kirsten Donovan